Re: The Prize...
Posted by Charles Harper on 15/5/2007, 21:44:12, in reply to "Re: The Prize..."
Nellie - thank you. What a great thought that I could have a portrait by the great Leibovitz. |
Maybe a picture of Dubrovnik as a background? Thank you again.
: ...is awarded to Charles H who actually
: solved this quiz but was very bashful about
: doing so.
: Congratulations Charles H!
: For your prize we will arrange a portrait
: sitting for you with Annie Leibovitz.
: (Bring your own background.)
: And this is what I started with, from Elsa
: Maxwell --
: One of the amusing incidents I remember
: about that night happened at supper.
: Princess Marina of Greece, one of the most
: beautiful young women I have ever seen, was
: sitting at my table. She was living in Paris
: then with her parents, Prince Nicolas of
: Greece and the Grand Duchess Helen of
: Russia, and not having an easy time of it.
: During supper Marina turned to an American
: friend who had just arrived from Hollywood.
: "I am so tired of being poor!" she
: said. "I wonder if you could get me a
: film test in Hollywood?" It might just
: have come about, too, except that later in
: the summer Princess Marina went to Dubrovnik
: on the Dalmatian coast for a holiday, and
: there met another holidayer - Prince George,
: afterwards Duke of Kent. They fell in love
: and were married before the year was out.